2006 ML350 NEED ASSISTANCE, ENGINE CODES P0016 AND P0017 - Mercedes-Benz Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 11-28-2010, 02:44 PM
BenzWorld Newbie
 
Date registered: Dec 2009
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Question 2006 ML350 NEED ASSISTANCE, ENGINE CODES P0016 AND P0017

Hi,
I have a 2006 ML350, 72,000km. Vehicle is in great condition, but the engine light came on and off intermittently over the last month. Had the error codes checked. P0016 and P0017 right bank, intake and exhaust. Is this a big fix? I've seen some threads on cam sensors to magnets, to timing chains worn out. Any insight that anyone can provide would be greatly appreciated. Trying to get this repaired without it costing me a fortune. Drives great, no issues in performance. Where to start? Thx in advance for your help.
Fab1060
Fab1060 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 11-28-2010, 05:53 PM
BenzWorld Veteran
 
Date registered: Mar 2007
Vehicle: 2001 ml320 and 2006 ml350 (sold)
Location: minnesota
Posts: 711
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I am confused on those 2 codes...they refer by some websites to crankshaft (not camshaft) position...it is the 4 camshaft position sensor that you can see at top front of motor with 2 on each side...one for intake and one for exhaust on each side of v6.

another web site says they map to 1200 and 1208 which are the balance shaft sprocket failure...ML350 3.5L Balance Shaft Failure - Page 3 - PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum

but for your sake i hope i am wrong...

ScottB
scottbordo@hotmail.com is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 11-30-2010, 07:15 AM
Will Moderate For Cigars
 
cmitch's Avatar
 
Date registered: Apr 2005
Vehicle: 2002 ML320, 2005 S430 4MATIC, 2010 F150 Crew Cab
Location: Down by the river smoking a cigar
Posts: 9,941
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Lifetime Premium Member
Get the codes read by an mb dealer. But scott, I'm afraid, is right. It sounds like you have the dreaded balance shaft failure.
cmitch is offline  
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Vans/Trucks/SUV/Others > W164 M-Class


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
P0016 and P0017 CEL 2006 C230 Crank/Cam alignment Achped W203 C-Class 1 12-03-2012 10:03 AM
DTCs P0016 & P0017 CEP007 General Mercedes-Benz 8 03-25-2011 10:44 PM
2006 ML350 NEED ASSISTANCE, ENGINE CODES P0016 AND P0017 Fab1060 General Mercedes-Benz 4 12-16-2010 10:54 AM
Please help 2006 ml350 engine noise snowbirdMN W164 M-Class 4 04-14-2009 07:08 PM
2006 ML350 engine noise snowbirdMN W164 M-Class 3 11-21-2005 05:36 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome